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President Barack Obama gives a press conference in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House in Washington on Dec. 20, 2013. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Orders Changes To NSA Surveillance Programs

The president promised to take a closer look at the NSA after details were leaked of its domestic surveillance program.

01/17/2014

UNDATED: Anas Al-Libi, a suspected terrorist, is shown in this photo released by the FBI October 10, 2001. Al-Libi is wanted in connection with the bombings of the U.S. Embassies on August 7, 1998 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. (Photo Courtesy of FBI/Getty Images)

Al Qaeda Embassy Bomb Plotter Pleads Not Guilty To Terrorism Charges

Abu Anas al-Libi entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan. Al-Libi, who has a thick gray beard, kept his hands folded on his lap as the judge read the charges.

10/15/2013

UNDATED: Anas Al-Libi, a suspected terrorist, is shown in this photo released by the FBI October 10, 2001. Al-Libi is wanted in connection with the bombings of the U.S. Embassies on August 7, 1998 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. (Photo Courtesy of FBI/Getty Images)

Officials: Terror Suspect Wanted For Role In U.S. Embassy Bombings Awaiting Arraignment In Manhattan

Abu Anas al-Libi was grabbed in a military raid in Libya on Oct. 5. He’s due to stand trial in Manhattan, where he’s been under indictment for more than a decade on charges he helped plan and conduct surveillance for the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa.

10/14/2013

Members of the NYPD in Times Square (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Beefs Up Security Amid Online Terror ‘Chatter’

Police in New York City have beefed up security at iconic locations like the Empire State Building and World Trade Center amid online “chatter” about terror threats.

08/05/2013

U.S. Embassies closed on Sunday. (credit: CBS 2)

International Travelers Urged To Take Precautions Amid Terror Warning

CBS News has learned that U.S. intelligence suggests that al Qaeda or one of its affiliates has a major plot under way. What they don’t know is the date, time or exact target.

08/04/2013

Rocket Hits Building In Southern Israel (credit: CBS 2)

Palestinian Supporters Hold Anti-Israel Demonstration In Times Square

The Israeli military is poised for an invasion near the Gaza border, with 75,000 reservists on standby. On Sunday, Israel vowed to expand its offensive and assassinate Hamas leaders.

11/18/2012

Rep. Peter King and President Barack Obama (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Rep. King Echoes Pres. Obama’s Worry About ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorists

For ten years, we’ve heard the term “intelligence chatter,” but here’s the problem. If there’s only person involved in the terrorist plot, there is no chatter.

08/17/2011

The Brooklyn Bridge - Brooklyn, NY (file / credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Terrorists Plotted Against Brooklyn Bridge Before 9/11

Files from Guantanamo Bay reveal terrorists were taught bridge destruction methods and that 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told an underling to cut the cables on the Brooklyn Bridge.

04/27/2011